Classic Fairy Tales

Classic Fairy Tales Cover

Classic Fairy Tales

By Berlie Doherty (Retold by); Jane Ray (Illustrator)

Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763642129, 223pp.

Publication Date: August 11, 2009

Welcome two new Candlewick Illustrated Classics
These collectible editions bring treasured stories to life with lavish full-color interior illustrations and elegant French flaps.
Berlie Doherty's inspired retellings of some of the best-loved stories of all
time come alive in Jane Ray's rich and vividly detailed illustrations. Here is a truly gorgeous collection offering a diversity of fairy-tale worlds to engage all readers.

About the Author
Berlie Doherty is the author of numerous books for children and young adults. She has won the prestigious Carnegie Medal twice -- for Granny Was a Buffer Girl and for Dear Nobody -- and in 1994 Willa and Old Miss Annie was highly commended for the Carnegie Medal. Ms. Doherty began writing tales even before she went to school and at age eight was earning boxes of chocolates and boxes of paints from the local newspapers for her stories and poems. She lives in England.

Jane Ray has illustrated numerous award-winning children's books, including LUGALBANDA: THE BOY WHO GOT CAUGHT UP IN A WAR by Kathy Henderson and SHAKESPEARE'S ROMEO AND JULIET by Michael Rosen. She lives in London.